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Eichberg: Symphony No. 3 & Morpheus / Spano, Danish National Symphony

Release Date: 07/20/2018 
Label:  Dacapo   Catalog #: 8226144  
Composer:  Soren Nils Eichberg
Conductor:  Robert SpanoJoshua Weilerstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony OrchestraDanish National Concert Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This album marks the conclusion of Soren Nils Eichberg’s residency with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra- a fruitful cooperation that has resulted in a handful of large-scale works, born of Eichberg’s keen exploration of the orchestra. In place of the thematic formality of its predecessor, Symphony No. 3 looks far out, asking looming existential questions to which there aren’t always clear answers. As a counterweight, the even more symphonic ‘concerto for orchestra’ Morpheus revels in color and effect, brining a sense of joy and discovery to the music. Soren Nils Echberg was born in 1973 in Stuttgart, Germany, and grew up in Denmark. He was appointed the first composer in residence in the history of the Danish National Symphony Read more Orchestra in 2010. He currently lives and works in Berlin. Read less

Works on This Recording

Symphony No. 3 by Soren Nils Eichberg
Conductor:  Robert Spano
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra,  Danish National Concert Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2015; Denmark 
Concerto for Orchestra "Morpheus" by Soren Nils Eichberg
Conductor:  Joshua Weilerstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2013; Denmark 

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